FOUNDER - CEO
Cameron is the Founder CEO and Board Member of The Shaun Miller Foundation
and began the journey in 2015 after watching his only child and beloved son Shaun
pass away in his arms from Childhood Congenital Heart Disease (CHD) in 2012.
Shaun's wishes we're always focused on the other Cardiac Kid's and he became
the only CHD Heart Ambassador at the Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne Australia
embracing the task of education and awareness for the important research required
to find the baffling cure and end the struggles that all the Children were facing.
He was continually on the net giving hope courage and strength
to kids who had just been diagnosed with CHD waiting for a Transplant
or just about to have a Heart Transplantation.
Why did Cameron launch the Foundation?
Simply to complete Shaun's legacy and the Foundations quest
for all the Children who have lost their battle and fight the battle every day.
Cameron entered show business at the age of 15 years old with local stage production
and went on for Audition at NIDA National Institute of dramatic art at the age of 19
where he was told to get some more life experience so he did just that.
At 20 years old Cameron was working on the the fringes of the film industry
as a bit part player as an actor he realized Acting wasn't for him
but he enjoyed learning the filming side of things and learnt quickly
that you can have a great film but if it's not distributed properly who's going to watch it?
Cameron's always understood to learn from the best becoming
great friends with icon actor Charles 'Bud' Tingwell O.A.M
and a 20 year friendship with legendary Film Distributor Alan Finney O.A.M.
Being advised to commit with the intense course in film making
with LA producer and film teacher Dov Simens
who launched the careers of Quinton Tarantino, Chris Nolan,
Spike Lee, Guy Richie and many many more.
'Charles (Bud) Tingwell' O.A.M was a legendary Australian actor
Cameron Shaun and Bud we're very close friends and film business associates
creating Bud's first script together and building Bud's confidence
to take on his first Directing role in Australian film.
Cameron had another close friend and film mentor Alan Finney O.A.M
who he met in 2006 one of the most successful and experienced Australian film distributors
Managing Director for Village Road Group where he over saw production distribution and marketing
of films like Breaker Morant - Mad Max 1 2 3 - Romper Stomper - Bad Boy Bubby - The Crack
The Piano - Muriel's Wedding - Priscilla Queen of the Desert
and he was the marketing genius behind the hit film The Castle.
He joined Buena Vista International (Walt Disney Studio Motion Pictures)
as Managing Director / Vice President developing the campaigns for studio movies
such as the theatrical release of The Sixth Sense - Spiderman
Pirates of the Caribbean 1 2 3 - Finding Nemo and many more screen blockbusters.
Alan is the Board Chairman of the AFI / AACTA Film Academy Awards
served on the Board of Australia Center for Moving Images
Chairman of Motion Picture Distributors Association of Australia
Executive Board Director for the ground OZ FLIX Australia
and Director and Board Chairman of The Shaun Miller Foundation.
The AFI / AACTA Australian Academy Cinema Television Arts
features Patrons and Ambassadors such as George Miller O.A.M
Cate Blanchett. Nicole Kidman, Russel Crowe and Geffory Rush.
Cameron ventured too Hollywood LA where he has become good friends
with some of the top acting agents from agencies like APA, CAA to name a few
and produced two Australian classic films 'Average Bloke' and 'Groomless Bride'
with his extensive knowledge in Film Distribution and Marketing.
In 2006 he distributed 'Shot of Love' a film for the South Australian Film Corporation
a theatrical Independent Motion Picture release in
Melbourne - Sydney - South Australia - Perth - Tasmania.
He released premiere's for 'Shot Of Love' with
Hoyt's - Village - Greater Union - Reading Cinema's - Metro Boronia Cinema's
and distributed the feature Film 'Hobby Farm' in Melbourne - Sydney - Perth.
He created 'Bloke Goes To Hollywood' in Los Angeles working with Actors
'Corey Feldman' (Lost Boys - Gremlins - The Goonies by 'Steven Spielberg'
the late 'Rowdy Roddy Piper' (W.F.C) World Champion
'Nikki Griffin' (Tokyo Drift - The O.C T.V series)
'Jason Acuna' (Wee Man from 'Jackass').
Cameron has been contracted by Penguin Books and Random House Distributors
for his own autobiography 'An Awesome Ride' - Through A Fathers Eyes
available in good book stores 2019 and it includes Shaun's New York Award winner.
He believes a critical ingredient of a great team
is the people within their expertise and knowledge
from our Board of Directors - Staff - Sponsors and proud Partners
Dr Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute (Australian Of The Century)
The Shaun Miller Foundation are a professional and dedicated group
that will strive to share Shaun's vision for all those who have
lost their battle and fighting the battle every day
join with us in our quest against Childhood Congenital Heart Disease
and our vision of The Shaun Miller Cardiac Care Homes
all around the world.
The Shaun Miller Foundation
'We Help Mend Broken Heart's'
Cameron speaking on the release of 'An Awesome Ride - Through A Father's Eyes'
Penguin Books Random House Australia.